There is no reason that young people with Type 1 diabetes can’t have the same opportunities and do the same stuff as all of our friends.
It's about being confident in yourself and knowing that you will be ok. This can be easier when someone knows about your diabetes and hypo symptoms, not just for your own peace of mind but so you know that your mate has got your back.
We can all still live life to the full, all we need to do is control our Type 1 according to our lifestyle and not let our Type 1 control us!
Remember, have fun! But test, test, and test again that way you can still go out, be sociable, have holidays, study or start work – The choice is yours!
In this part you will find information on all things sociable, we’ve included lots of Top Tips to make things easier for you to balance what you need to do to look after yourself whilst still being able to enjoy yourself.
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